Sarah Dry is a writer and historian of science. Her most recent book, Waters of the World: The Story of the Scientists Who Unravelled the Mysteries of Our Seas, Glaciers and Atmosphere and Made the Planet Whole, is a history of Earth’s climate in six remarkable lives. It was selected on Five Books as one of the five best science books of 2019. She has also written a biography of Marie Curie and The Newton Papers: The Strange and True Odyssey of Isaac Newton’s Manuscripts. She is a trustee of the Science Museum Group.
Interviews with Sarah Dry
In an age when we all need to work together to slow down climate change, which books are the most effective in spurring us to action? Historian of science Sarah Dry, author of Waters of the World, recommends some of the best and most important climate books of 2019.
Interviews where books by Sarah Dry were recommended
The Moon: A History for the Future
by Oliver Morton
The Second Kind of Impossible: The Extraordinary Quest for a New Form of Matter
by Paul J. Steinhardt
The Snow Leopard Project: And Other Adventures in Warzone Conservation
by Alex Dehgan
The Gendered Brain
by Gina Rippon
Waters of the World
by Sarah Dry